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Philippine police seek witnesses in priest killing

OLIVER TEVES Associated Press= MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines has created a special police unit to investigate the killing of an Italian missionary priest in the country’s south, while the president vowed Tuesday that those responsible would be brought to justice. The Special Investigation Task Group will ask permission from Roman Catholic officials to conduct an autopsy on Rev. Fausto Tentorio’s remains in hopes of recovering bullet fragments to identify the firearm used and its owner, according to Chief Superintendent Lester Camba. A man shot Tentorio early Monday within the church compound in North Cotabato province’s Arakan township and fled on a motorcycle driven by an…